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gives martin o'malley a double-digit advantage in the governor's race. the washington post survey says o'malley has 52% of the vote, ehrlich 41%. the poll has a margin of error of four points. david collins is checking the facts. he joins us live with details. could the dueling ads take on a 72% increase in electric rates, an issue that came up for years ago in the governor's race. it almost comes across as a debate, another thing the candidates cannot agree on. bob ehrlich struck first, and martin o'malley countered. their latest not down drag out political at fight is over the increase in electric rates. curious, because it was a contentious issue for years ago in the governor's race. >> remember this promise? thein o'malley taking on deed to stop the rate hikes. >> as mayor of baltimore, o'malley challenged the rate hike in court. he pushed bills to mitigate the increase. legislation included caps in allowing for in the mineral -- incremental increases. >> while the b.g.e. rate hike came to light encore paris what, the biggest part of the hike was finalized on o'malley. an order -- in order
with underprivileged children. >>> a poll of likely voters gives governor martin o'malley a significant lead over challenger robert ehrlich. we have reaction. governor o'malley and bob ehrlich have plen -- pretty much shared the blessings of people, now the recent polls as ehrlich trailing by double digits. >> i think the poll also vary widely. >> reporter: the variance gives o'malley plan 11 point lead with 52% giving him the nod, 41% for bob ehrlich, a variance with no voar rase ti for the ehrlich campaign. >> so they're light years from everything we've seen. >> reporter: aside from the poll, governor o'malley hopes to gain more traction from the president. >> stand with me in moving maryland forward with my friend, martin o'malley. >> reporter: former governor ehrlich acknowledges his popularity. >> the crowds are large, but when he leaves, which he will leave an hour after he arrives, it's back to o'malley versus ehrlich and we'll go with that. >> reporter: there's a rare agreement between the two candidates, both saying how the election turns out depends on -- >> i think it all turns out to
to wjz.com. >>> governor o'malley has picked up anens divorcement -- an endorsement from the mayor bloomburg. it will happen tomorrow. bloomberg has endorsed democrats and republicans in this year's races. reforms are in the works for the baltimore city school systems. they'll announce the changes directly tied to the president's race to the top program adam may has a preview of what we can expected. >> we're expecting the dedays in five house. a teacher contract is part of the contract. it's unlike anything scene before. >> reporter: a deal announcing education reforms could make the schools a model for the nation. our schools are getting better everyier and i'm pleased they reached an agreement. >> reporter: according to the sun, it eliminates step raises based on service and instead rewarding on performance and student achievement. >> president obama has been pressing for the changes and last month, the administration awarded $250 million to baltimore and baltimore city getting $46 million for reforms and the state superintendent explained why the contracts would be key. any tim
that revolutionary change. >>> there's no information that governor o' malley will be pulling ahead. take a look at the results from the latest poll of the washington post. 52 pert of likely voters say they will vote for governor o' malley. polls released over the summer showed the two neck and neck. >>> o' malley's double digit increase comes with controversy. pat warren has reaction from the both sides. >> revved up and ready for a fight, the o' malley and ehrlich campaign battle it out. department e-mails indicate the report was altered. >> i don't know, all i know is what the e-mails reflect is that we can't let this bad news get out because this is a majorissue in the campaign and it's coming from the top. these orders from coming from the top. >> reporter: governor o' malley says he never saw the results and doesn't know what the top would be. >> it's in terms of who runs the website, i would assume it's secretary sanchez or those folks. >> reporter: it's part of a broader back and forth of who is more eligible of leading in this economy. >> i want jobs, i want businesses, small, big, micr
that paid by the republican governors association in support of ehrlich. >> with martin o'malley as governor -- christmas political tv ad cuts martin o'malley and his -- >> this political tv ad cuts martin o'malley and his track record to pieces. ehrlich 50% tog 47%, a statistical tie considering the margin of error. then the service gets interesting. 45% consider the economy the number one issue. out of that category of voters, o'malley has a 56% to 42% lead over ehrlich. 84% of republicans support burleith. -- support ehrlich. >> because montgomery county's voda solarte, a small percentage -- mcrae counties -- because vote is socounty's large, small percentage can be big. >> 75% of those surveyed know someone out of work. >> o'malley past of the largest tax increase in history. a 20% sales tax hike. >> the television ad plays into those economic concerns, portraying o'malley as a political leader responsible for these hardships. >> now o'malley says he is open for raising taxes again. martin o'malley, higher taxes, fewer jobs, moving maryland backwards. >> what each candidate needs to do i
the department of education while serving in congress. but martin o'malley, even in the toughest of times, has made record investments in public schools, new school construction, and o'malley froze college tuition four years in a row. with martin o'malley, our children always come first. >>> a toy recall includes 7 million try sickles with a plastic ignition key. play zones are also being recalled because of choking hazards. >>> now that maryland is officially in the slot business, other gambling related issues are popping up. pat warren reports most marylands would approve of table games. >> 4, 3, 2, 1! >> reporter: governor martin o'malley cut the ribbon. it's a 67% cut which critics believe has made it difficult to attract bidders. maryland is already trumped by card games and casinos in neighboring states. the state's biggest license holder may be shut down by a ballot question on whether to allow slots around anne arundel. >> we shouldn't be bullied into accepting slots if neighbors don't feel it's appropriate. >> reporter: the headliners on the ballot, and governor martin o'malley and ea
, and ehrlich voted to eliminate the department of education while serving in congress. but martin o'malley, even in the toughest of times, has made record investments in public schools, new school construction, and o'malley froze college tuition four years in a row. with martin o'malley, our children always come first. >>> it is 67 degrees with some light rain in central marry lands right now. the complete forecast is coming up. tensions remain high in europe after the suspect of a terror plot. called for a terror plot on numerous cities in france, germany and. they were going to be similar to the raised in india which killed 266 people two years ago. the plot was in its first stages. >>> the man behind the times square bombing was planning a second attack. he boasted about a plan to detonate another bomb two weeks later. some argue he should get a life sentence. >>> he is being hailed as a hero. it happened saturday night when the landing gear malfunctioned. passengers took video as con rough was able to keep the plane from scratching. the veteran pilot said it was the biggest challenge o
criminal charges. and what sse aiddto defend herself. -> governor o'malley said goveenor ehrlichhraised fees when ehrlich governed, which are taxes even though o'maaley is behind the biggest tax innrease get any phone free only at verizon when you buy the hot new samsung fascinate with its super amoled screen. get a free samsung intensity, a free blackberry bold or any other phone in our lineup. don't miss out. offer ends september 30th. buy a samsung fascinate and any other phone is free. only at verizon. coverage with tonight's for the record. political analyst blair lee is streaming from silver spring. blair good to see you sir. ú% hi, jeff. >> there is a lot of buzz over governor o'malley's tv ad, especially that criticizesú ehrlich to raising feesswhen he was governor. ehrlich said there is a differencc between fees and taxes. but will votees make that distinction, and in your mind, is there such a distinction?3 >> nn, there is no distinction really between fees aad taxes. i guess, technically you caa say that fees are user charres raised to ear mark ann e used for certain speci
>>> it iss45 days until the generrl eeeetion in the the big o'malley. a look at how the racc is expected to be the same, but differenttthan four years ago. mel and? >>reporter: these are two different opponents. today their messages may be similar, put the circumstances are quite different. when it's this close to election day, even street festtvals feature some stumping. >>reeorter: the republican is here to shake hands and thank voters. some favor his opponent. volunteers from both camps try to coovince the crowd to support tteir side. >> i think he's the best man ffr the joo. likes governoo mmrtin o'malley. >> i think martin o'malley is more for the people. >>reporter: this criticczes his record on tax. >> he's not really on my side. reeorter: his response to the ad? >> it doesn't matter what he says. he lacks ccedibility. debates simillr to 2006 and so is his challenger. a response. l waiting to hear >>reporter: does that mean we can expect a similar race this time around? >> the voters know these two guys. >>reporter: political analysts officially dead. five months after i
gov. martin o'malley. >> i have seen martin work, and i know this governor has made the tough decisions. stand with me, barack obama, in moving to maryland forward with my friend, martin o'malley. >> the president will be in maryland next week for a campaign stop for governor o'malley. a new poll shows gov. o'malley has widened his lead over his republican challenger. the poll conducted earlier this month shows 52% of likely voters support governor o'malley. the poll has a margin of error of four points. we expect to hear details about what is being called a landmark contract proposal between the public school system and its 6000 teachers this evening. specifics have been kept under wraps so far, but city teachers are expecting pay raises for the first time in more than a year. it is not certain if this pay hikes will be tied to a teacher's performance. tim tooten will have the latest tonight at 5:00 and 6:00. two suspects are now in police custody in connection with a murder. 22-year-old manuel gutierrez and 23-year-old jamie calderon face murder charges in the death of jose
's the highest in the state. baltimorr, karennparks,,fox 44 news at 5:30. >>> a new poll gives governor o'malley a double digit lead ooer reeublican challengee bob more than 1400 adults surveyed by the "washington post" favored o'malley over ehrlich 2-41%. this is a big change from several recent polls that showed the two in a dead heat. but when it comes to the state's budget more people think hrlich is beeter qqalified. 43% of likely voters support bbb ehrlich with the budggt compared to 40% more martin o'malley. new poll numbers todaa. >> i do think the public after the primaryyhas been taking stock of the fact that maryland is weathering this downturn better than other states and we're starting to see some job creation for the first tiie in many years in our state. >> that poll is so far out of whack period. >> reporter: and that brings us to our question of the day, who will you vote for in the race %-go to foxbaltimore.com and let us now what you think. you can also sound off on3 facebook. you can send us a tweet at fox baltimore. you can text us, enter fox 45 a for o'malley, fox 45 b f
poll out tonight gives governor o'malley a double digit lead over republican challenger -oberr ehhlich. 1400 adults surveyed by the washington post favor governor o''alley 52 to 41 percent. major change from several polls that shoo a dead heat in the gubernatorial raceein maryland. when it comes to the state budget, 43 percent of voters ú%%-40 percent for o'malley. both candidates reacted to this particular poll today. >>>i do thinn that the public, after the primary, haa been taking stock of the fact that maryland is weathering thii downturn better than other states. and we arr starting to see ssme -ob creation for the first time in many years, in our state. >> that polllis so far out of whack with every ppblic nd private poll in ver eight months, periodd >> okay. here is our quessionnof the day. who gets your vote for governor3 in so farr50 percent say bob ehrlich. 37 percent o'malley..3 13 percent want a third choice. -ichard writes on ur website. %-and i cannottsupport them anyn more. but frank writes. o'malley has to go. he has taxed o us death. >> just go to foxbaltiiore.com
give governor martin o'malley a significant lead over challenger bob ehrlich. we have reaction from both candidates. >> reporter: governor o'malley and bob ehrlich have -- now a "washington post" poll as ehrlich trailing by double digits. >> i think they will vary widely. >> reporter: the variance gives o'malley an 11% lead. a very-- variance -- >> the numbers are not reflective of any private or public effect. people can draw their own conclusions. >> reporter: governor o'malley hopes to gain attraction from the president. >> so stand with me, barack obama, in moving maryland forward with my friend, governor o'malley. >> reporter: while former governor ehrlich -- >> his personal popularity has been maintained. the crowds are large, but when he leaves, it's back to o'malley versus ehrlich. we'll go with that. >> reporter: and there's a rare agreement between the two candidates. both saying how the election turns out depends on -- >> i think it all depends on turnout. >> it's a cliche in politics, but it's always turnout. >> reporter: that means capturing and maintaining voter intere
harris. >> and i am gordon peterson. martin o'malley and bob ehrlich. a new "the washington post" poll has a margin of error of plus or minus 3.5%. o'malley has 52%, with ehrlich having 41%. >> maryland governor martin o'malley says this is his favorite time of campaign appearances. he sweeps into a private home for a chat with his host and invited guests. there is a surprise. >> this man, the father, taught me spanish. >> as the governors settled in the home in montgomery village, he says throughout his career, he has always asked himself how decisions would be treated at the kitchen table. he said it was a place that was the center of his upbringing. >> it was a place where discipline was meted out and we're hopes and dreams were discussed. all of these things have been around the kitchen table. >> the subject today is education. the guests are all students, and their concern? how to pay for college. appearances like this one are no accident during the campaign. o'malley eagerly boasts how re- froze maryland in state college tuition for years, and these young people are clearly suppo
space in the polls between bob ehrlich and martin o'malley. it sets up a close match between the republican and democrat. brian kuebler reports both have a lot at stake. >> reporter: now the primary is passed the focus is on the governor race and the gloves are coming off. >> with martin o'malley as governor maryland has moved back toward. >> reporter: while former governor released positive ads the gop is doing the dirty work. this ad blasts o'malley for the unemployment rate and raising taxes during his term on negative ad bought and paid for by the republican party. who is higher up sees an opening in a traditionally blue state. >> it has to be in play. new jersey was won by chris christy. so if scott brown can do it if chris christy can do it bob can do it. >> this tough economy we need a governor on our side. >> reporter: o'malley is fighting back. the current governor has been running negative ads since the primary season but focusing in on ehrlich's old record insisting he raised taxes himself but called them fees. o'malley also continues to say in his ads ehrlich was
and rhetoric. good afternoon, an droa yay. >> reporter: ehrlich and o'malley continue to be neck and neck. this was pretty much a foregone conclusion, governor martin o'malley would run but the cat and mouse game took months to make this fearchlt the same could be said on the republican side with former governor bob ehrlich who had been beaten by o'malley in 2006, testing the waters for another run. now it's both party primaries being recent history and both men securing their party follow mi again, the long talks about row match is on and pole teres are feeling it. the newest tally shows 5% of marylanders will likely vote for martin o'malley, a 3% increase from august and as many are prom messing to vote for ehrlich. so when you car a margin of error of 4% it appears to be a dead heat. >> when it's all said and done this clx will essentially be decided by people selecting a party. voters will decide whether the republicans or democrats. >> reporter: o'malley continue to ask voters to continue moving maryland forward while ehrlich has outleaned a road map for 2020. now 750 people were pol
... governor o'malley made the tough choice to freeze tuition. he made my dream of going to college into a reality. i'm the first in my family to go to college. my brother and i never would have been able to afford college. even though times were tough... governor o'malley kept his promise. there's never a doubt... there's never a doubt whose side he's on. martin o'malley... moving maryland forward. i'm frank kratovil and i approve this message. the real andy harris. buried in his website - a promise to replace the tax code with a 23% sales tax and eliminate the mortgage interest deduction. a bush tax panel said families would pay $6,000 more a year. a reagan tax advisor calls it a very dumb idea. but that's not his only bad idea. harris was the only senator to vote against expanding the child care tax credit and against the state's cancer treatment program. andy harris' extreme ideas will cost us. old gibbs canning company. today these factories are full of dot com businesses. and now my job is helping maryland create new economy jobs. training new math and science teachers investi
to be a virtual dead heat. >> and new poll gives the governor o'malley a double-digit lead over bob ehrlich. the margin of error is four points. david collins shows us now there are attack gets from both candidates. >> bob ehrlich struck first, martin o'malley countered with an inside power hope. their latest not down drag out political at fight is over the 72% increase in electric rates. curious, because it was a contentious issue for years ago in the governor's race. >> remember this promise? it never happened. your bill went up 72%. but this is true but misleading. as mayor, o'malley challenged the rate hike in court. he replaced members of the public service commission. he pushed bills to mitigate the increase. legislation included caps and allowed for incremental increases. well the b.g.e. rate hike came to light on iraq's what, the biggest part of a hike was actually finalized on -- came to light on eric's watch. >> the fact of the matter is, our economy is doing much better now. >> really? nearly 7000 in maryland lost their jobs last month. >> that is true, but the early campaign rou
that republican bob ehrlich has outraged democratic governor martin o'malley -- out raised governor martin o'malley. challenger gregg bernstein continues to surge in financial support to try to unseat incumbent pat jessamy. the challenger continues to pull in donors at a brisk clip, outperforming incumbent pat jessamy by a margin of nearly 3 to 1. the report shows he has raised more than $70,000 in just 19 days from august 10 thru august 29. most of the donations were less than $100, according to the bernstein campaign. he has a comfortable cushion for a last-minute advertising leading up to the election. by contrast, pat jessamy has pulled in $28,000 over the same 19-day period. we reported a loan wednesday, a personal loan jessamy is making to help pay for tv advertising that just started on the air. >> a spokesperson for the o'malley campaign called the recent aids in fund-raising for challenger bob ehrlich no big deal. the spokesperson said that have taken a break. the o'malley campaign does maintain a big edge in cash on hand. he says that is a margin of 3 to 1. >> early voting in the state's
. it will be a rematch of the 2006 battle between bob ehrlich and martin o'malley. o'malley won the democratic nomination with 83% of the vote if we could take a look at the numbers now. if not, you can keep an eye on the numbers at the bottom of the screen. ehrlich won the republican nomination winning nearly 80% of the votes. primaries were held in several other states with a huge post- election result coming out of delaware. ainsley earhart has more. >> reporter: a night of surprises after voters cast their primary vote. in delaware, christine o'donnell upset mike cassel in the senate primary. >> don't ever underestimate the power of we the people. >> reporter: the sarah palin- backed tea party candidate has no experience in elective office. she will face chris kunz in november. >> sadly all andrew offers us is status cuomo. >> reporter: new york's charlie rangel prevailed. >> if they take an example from us, country would be better off. that is make the judgment of the facts. >> reporter: 08-year-old rangel is all but guaranteed to keep his house seat. it would be his 21st term. >>> another senator i
will have more on the school plan coming up live at 5:00 on eyewitness news. >>> governor o'malley is gaining ground over ehrlich. the two have been neck and neck and governor o'malley had a lead over ehrlich. with less than five weeks until election day, 52% of those polled say they'll vote for o'malley. >>> and jimmy carter will spend a second night in an ohio hospital. the doctors wanted to observe the former president following an overnight stay. a hospital spokesperson says he's in good spirits. he's 85 years old. and mr. carter became ill on an airplane promoting his book. >>> there's been another emergency landing of a commuter night and joel brown has more. this is similar to another incident that happened last weekend. >>> passengers heading to milwaukee heard an ominous sound as they prepared to land. >> you could hear them put the landing gear down. the announcement no traveler wanted to hear. >> they came over a loud speaker and they couldn't get a gear down and we had one gear up. >> they braced for impact and they landed the plane safely. >>> the faa and the ntsb are
. but martin o'malley, even in the toughest of times, has made record investments in public schools, new school construction, and o'malley froze college tuition four years in a row. with martin o'malley, our children always come first. >>> up next, a tornado in southern maryland. we have this covered. mike us a out in the weather. >> reporter: i'm mike schuh in fells point, a live report we we return. >>> it's a wet oned on a messy one. we'll go down the long list of problems. let's send it over to marty. >>> there's a lot of problems because of the weather. here's first warning doppler radar. believe it or not, the heaviest rain in the region is not where we have the tornado warning, but that's not unexpected. we'll take a look at the watches warnings and advisories when we return right after this. ,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,, >>> this breaking news happening right now. it's raining area wide but there is a tornado warning for two counties in southern maryland or the parts of two counties and sharon had a morning long traffic problem on interstate 70. first, marty has first warning weather. >> this is s
. no surprise to anybody who's been watching this game, even with the passing interest, governor martin o'malley easily wins the democratic nomination and sets up a rematch with former governor robert ehrlich who was the former governor four years ago. both o'malley and ehrlich faced each other in 2006 and we know how that turned out and it looks like it will happen one more time. >> that's right. as you alluded to, it will have a familiar face in november. martin o'malley easily winning tonight and setting up a rematch, as you said. let's check in with bob barnard. bob is live at the o'malley headquarters in baltimore. bob. >> reporter: shawn and brian, there was really no suspense in this election. maryland governor martin o'malley expect tog easily defeat his two democratic challengers in this primary. >> thank you for your work today, great to see you. >> reporter: greeting his campaign staff and a handful of supporters, martin o'malley is off and running toward november's general election, a montgomery county native, seeking his second consecutive term as the chief state executive. >> the c
on energy. lobbyists helped write utility regulations. we got stuck with a 72% rate hike. but martin o'malley got tough on bge, forcing them to pay back $2 billion to consumers. and what's bob ehrlich been doing the past four years? he got paid $2.5 million at a lobbying firm, a firm representing special interests and casinos right here in maryland. that's bob ehrlich-- a 72% increase for us and $2.5 million from special interests for himself. nice work, bob. i'm frank kratovil and i approve this message. the real andy harris. buried in his website - a promise to replace the tax code with a 23% sales tax and eliminate the mortgage interest deduction. a bush tax panel said families would pay $6,000 more a year. a reagan tax advisor calls it a very dumb idea. but that's not his only bad idea. harris was the only senator to vote against expanding the child care tax credit and against the state's cancer treatment program. andy harris' extreme ideas will cost us. >>> there are a few more things to point out. there's obviously a whole lot going on. notice in here a little bet of break in the action
are already getting a response from his likely opponent, governor martin o'malley. george lettis joins us live in the studio with a report. >> and deny ra, the ehrlich campaign titled the adam let's get to work. it outlines his major golson for maryland. tonight the o'malley campaign says it outlines his empty promises and distortion of the facts. in his first television adam in the race to get his old job back, republican bob ehrlich reintroduceses himself to maryland voters. and tells us why he is running again. >> worse offer than we were four years ago. >> we showed that spot to a political analyst. >> it was a perfect opening adam for bob ehrlich's campaign. >> he matches o'malley's posstift. and he looked good from the blue sky down to the blue shirt. >> the sthetics matter with the ads. it is very important as to getting the mood of the candidate. >> the adam outlines ehrlich's major golson. help small businesses, improve school, protect the bay. >> and fix the budget. >> the o'malley campaign responded to the adam. in his pie in the sky adam, bob ehrlich is once again distorting the fa
for the governor and urlicc. john tells us one campaign ad for o'malley is prompting criticism not from the urlich ccmpaign but from a media outlet. john. >>reeorter: ell this addwas produced by the o'malley campaign but it features urlich. video taken from an interview that aired on maryland public television. >> property tax s well as a lot of fee increases. as you know there's a big difference between fee and taxes. >>reporter: this ad was taken from a public affair show that aired last month but executives say they did not give the o'malley campaign permission to use the video. m p t is partially funded by the state and is technically a state agency. executives were concerned the ad might ccnvey the message that m p t supportssthe incumbent governor. officials say they are non-partisan. as for your lick he's trying to clarify his position on fee that is were approved when he was governor. o'malley now trying to take credit for program -úfunded by those fees. >> because we are campaigning and transportation bill. he's running around the state guees where the dollars came from he ca
-old beeni!!16-year-old n whiie riding his bike last august. >>> governor o'malley rolls outú a new radio ad. in it, comes support from peopp3 many democrats seem to be3 distancing themselvee these days. preeident barackkobama. >> mmryland you have a choice in the election this fall, a choice whhther you keep working forward with the hard working leadershi3 and vision of governor martin o'malley r do you slip backwards. ú%r o'malley.nt recorded the ad release comes after o'malley attenddd a bill signing ceremony with the president in washington. we will alk to a political analyst about whether the president's support will help o'malley's re-election campaign. that is coming up in the 6:00 hour. >>> health and human services kkthleen ver seville ashitt thel says public focus should be on moving america forward. she aid voters face the choice of supporting democratic leaders who ccn make proggess in the the bush era pplicy..3 >> we are going through selective amnesia in the country like us to have selective amnesia. it's important not for those of you in this room necessarily but when you
the o'malley cammpign is reaccing. >>> a reetal property with a bi3 price tag. how much the city has been paying every month for the last 30 years. >>> good morning. it's tuesday, september 7th. you're taking a live look over theeinner harbor. good morning, i'm patrice harris. ú%sterday was a beautiful day. i hope you enjoyed your labbrú day. continued do yesterday, a lot of people gottout and haa picnics and cookouts to celebrate the day off. and let's see what he i we haven store. meteorologist steve fertig is here. >>> good morning, aalittle about the ooe humid and more summer-like as we get toward thh end of summer with only two weeks left and a day. 69 degrees the temperature right now. not a bad start this morning, temperature wise, 70 in d.c. 61 in salisbury and 70 in hagerstown. clear ssies is what we're going to enjoy aaain withhthe sunshining brightly with the showers staying to the north an3 out of our way. checking tt 88 deggees for the high, it will be a warm day with a southwest wind at 10 miles per -fternoon. we will tall about what to expect for the rest of the wee
, and a big endorsement in the race for maryland's governor. the latest as governor o'malley and bob ehrlich do battle over the governor's race. >> baltimore city school kids are being encouraged to text message to rate their ride on public transportation. we will have that story next. >> the fifth generation of fighter planes, that story >> we are still following breaking news from montgomery county tonight. >> that is where a bus crashed in bethesda late this afternoon. captain roy taylor is still over the scene with an update. >> we wanted to show you the way the accident scene looks right now. we were able to confirm that there is one fatality involved with this. this is the sky ramp coming northbound where the inner and outer loop me along 270. you can see where the bus crashed and rolled down the hill. we understand four people were trapped inside the bus. two of them are critical. the other two were not life- threatening but were serious. we know there were several walking wounded from this bus. maryland state police are conducting the investigation. if your coming from the inner loop
on this latest poll. >> reporter: good morning to you. martin o'malley based some of his campaign commercials here in mogomery county. also, bob ehrlich, not to be outdone, kicked off his campaign here. he has made several major visits. that's because montgomery county is the largest jurisdiction, therefore, very important. with a little more than a month to go, 52% of lkely voters say they will vote for owe mole, while 41% backer lick. the numbers were evenly divided back in may. now, the "washington post" conducted their poll last week. both have the support of party voters. meantime, republican and former governor ehrlich has most of the state's independent voters b not enough of them to make a difference. no montgomery county, he only attracts 27% of the while. ck to you. >> elaine, thank you. president obama has a new radio ad this week. >> maryland, you have a choice in the election this fall, whether you keep moving forward with the hard working leadership of martin o'malley or do you slip backwards? in the toughest of times marti o'malley has moved maryland forward. >> the ad began ru
. >> thank you, and speaking about the environment. governor o'malley will pick up the endorsement of three organizations today. environment maryland and the chapter of the sierra club and the clean water action. >>> and the race for governor is still tight. there and a new washington post poll shows that a gap could be widening. 52% say they'll support o'malley and 41% say they'll support ehrlich. the margin of error is still plus or minus 4%. and we urge you to stay with us for more information. . >> in health watch, is your favorite soda spicy. the carbon dioxide sets off the same sensors in the nasal cavity as mustard and horseradish. scientists say that the discovery explains why you feel a tingling sensation when you drunk your soda too fast. [low audio] >>> lugo faces a fine after being ejected in tampa. he threw his helmet after striking out. he was playing in place of roberts. in the end, they win and securing a play offspot. >> i think we 'done a great job -- [ indiscernible ] >> no, i love it. it shows a bit of community here. the yankees clenched the play offstop last night. >>>
in on the maryland race. the present recorded a radio ad encouraging marylanders to give martin o'malley a second term in office. >> i have seen him work at know this governor has made the tough decisions to make education, safety, and job creation first. so stand with me in moving maryland forward martin o'malley. >> the campaign does not stop. the president will make a campaign stop on o'malley's behalf next week. jimmy carter is expected to be released from the cleveland hospital this morning. he was admitted after complaining of stomach problems yesterday. he plans to resume his book tour later this week. [sirens] >> the ban on handheld cell phone use behind the wheel goes into effect on friday. officials are busy getting the word out while hands-free devices are flying off the shelf and neighborhood stores. kim dacey has more. >> it will be a secondary offense to hold a cell phone while you're driving. people have to buy hands-free devices. a best buy in glen bernie was packed with people looking for them. todd heap was there helping have people comply, and also to sign autographs. officers
and ready for a fight, the governor martin o'malley campaign slug it out over jobs in maryland. while they promote their progress, the republican contender say they are trying to rosie things up by pulling a report off the state website because they painted a bloom my picture. they indicate the report was altered. >> all i know is we can't let this bad news get out because it is a major issue in the campaign. these orders are coming from the top. >> reporter: he does not know who said top in the e-mails are supposed to be. >> i am supposed to be the government. i would assume it is secretary sanchez. >> reporter: it is more between the candidates over who is more capable of leading the recovery. >> i want businesses, big small, medium, micro, huge, corporate headquarters... i don't get the attack ads. you want business people to establish a residence in your state. >> reporter: governor martin o'malley sister the state is -- says the state is making progress. we have had the best august and the latest month was a disappointment to all of us, but we have created new jobs since january
is rising out of reach... governor o'malley made the tough choice to freeze tuition. he made my dream of going to college into a reality. i'm the first in my family to go to college. my brother and i never would have been able to afford college. even though times were tough... governor o'malley kept his promise. there's never a doubt... there's never a doubt whose side he's on. martin o'malley... moving maryland forward. old gibbs canning company. today these factories are full of dot com businesses. and now my job is helping maryland create new economy jobs. training new math and science teachers investing in our institutions of excellence pioneering new cyber security jobs and giving an old gm plant a jump start building electric motors. i'm barbara mikulski. i approve this message so you'll know i'm fighting for you. >> if the car bomb planted at times square last year actually went off, that is what the explosion would look like. faisal shahzad was arrested trying to board a plane to dubai. prosecutors say they will use this video for next week's sentencing. they are asking for a
i'm frank kratovil and i approve this message. >> bob ehrlich and martin o'malley, taking the race for governor to the airwaves. >> 11 million americans not laboring this labor day. coming up, what the president's message is for those without jobs. >> an epidemic of justin bieber fever swept through the fare fairgrounds last night. >> it is still summer, but it does not feel like it outside. the forecast as we continue right now. [captioning made possible by constellation energy group] captioned by the national captioning institute --www.ncicap.org-- >> live, local, late-breaking, this is wbal-tv 11 news today in hd. >> good morning. i'm lisa robinson, sitting in for mindy basara. >> and i am stan stovall. thank you for joining us this morning. >> john collins is in today for tony pann. >> we have a couple of scattered clouds. it is pleasant and cool. almost chilly. it is chilly in the mountains with temperatures in the 40's this morning. 62 degrees at the airport. 67% is the humidity. that number is always high in the morning hours. that number will drop by 10:00 a.m. or 11:00 a.m
election, you will be seeing more and more ads for govvrnor o'malley and bob ehrlich. john rydell tells us one campaign ad for o'malley is prompting criticism. not justtfrom the ehrlich campaign, but also from a tv station. >> the ad is produced by the o'malley campaign. >> the property tax, as well as a lot of fee increases. difference between fees nd taxes. >> it ncludes a news anchor from maryland public tv. >> raising taxes during that period. >> it is a clip taken from a althougg reaction from voters was not paat of the broadcast. mpt executives did not give the o'malley campaign permission to use the video. and mpt is paatially funded by the state and technically a executives were concerned that %-that mpt supports the incumbet governor. but officials say they are non-partisan. >> ludicrous, over the top,3 goofy. ads. >>as for ehrlich he isstrying to clarify his position on fees that wereeapproved wwen he was governor. he calls t ironic that o'malley -s promoting programs hat are funded by those fees. the success of the chesapeake on bay restoration act and transportation bill. t
for governor martin o'malley. he has recorded a radio ad for his election campaign. in the 60 second spot the president credits o'malley with making quote tough 4çdecisions put education safety and job creation first. o'malley hopes to @1v÷beat robe erhlich in november. a poll says 50% of those most likely to vote support o'malley 41% support erhlich. erhlich has the support of almost every republican vote almost ehe state as well as among many independents. >>> general motors has invested millions into its baltimore transmission plant for electric cars. the company will invest 23.5 million and vnicreate 11 new jo at the plant in white marsh. the money is in addition to the 246 million the company announced in january to quip the plants to so!build electric motors in the year 2013. the plan is to build the new facility next to the site where they build transmissions. >>> the pastor of that megachurch 7boñin atlanta he's the center of some sexual misconduct allegations. coming up new at 5:30 íi[one of eddie long's accusers is speaking up. >> reporter: police in westminster were on
regulations. we got stuck with a 72% rate hike. but martin o'malley got tough on bge, forcing them to pay back $2 billion to consumers. and what's bob ehrlich been doing the past four years? he got paid $2.5 million at a lobbying firm, a firm representing special interests and casinos right here in maryland. that's bob ehrlich-- a 72% increase for us and $2.5 million from special interests for himself. nice work, bob. old gibbs canning company. today these factories are full of dot com businesses. and now my job is helping maryland create new economy jobs. training new math and science teachers investing in our institutions of excellence pioneering new cyber security jobs and giving an old gm plant a jump start building electric motors. i'm barbara mikulski. i approve this message so you'll know i'm fighting for you. >>> the storms are passing over maryland tonight. sky eye chopper 1 rerains over baltimore -- remains over baltimore county. captain mike? >> reporter: more tidal flooding in dundalk, baltimore county off of bear creek. this historically floods even during very significant high t
of the candidates may be pull away. the new washington post poll says governor martin o'malley leads 52% to 41%. that is a dramatic change. the last "washington post" poll back in may showed they were in a dead heat at 47% each. the latest pole showed ehrlich is leading among independent voters but lacks the bipartisan support that he received back in 2002. president obama has a new radio ad this week. >> maryland, you have a choice in the election this fl, whether you keep moving forward with the hard working leadership of governorartin o'malley or do you slip backwards? in the toughest of times martin o'malley has moved maryland forward. >> it began running in baltimore yesterday and will begin airing in the d.c. market next week. >>> a bipartisan bill would hold arlington national cemetery accountable to congresss it fixes errors in burial records. it requires the army the right pastrrors and reach out to family members of those buried at arlington. it will call for a determination whether the department of veterans affairs should oversee it instead of the army. a congressional hearing last
. the seven courses for those running for governor. president obama recorded a radio advertisement for o'malley. bob ehrlich has accepted an endorsement from mr. romney. >> a new poll by the washington post says martin o'malley has a big lead over bob ehrlich. an 11 point advantage. the poll shows ehrlich is failing to draw enough democrats. the poll has a margin of error of 3.5%. for more on that and other major races heading into the midterm elections, we will have an election special tonight at 7:00 right here on abc 7. >>> still to come, we will tell you about the new push for younger voters. >>> let us find out who is going to dance again. >> and other ballroom dancer bites the dust. we will tell you who is heading home. >>> keep that umbrella close. home. >>> keep that umbrella close. more bold flavor!onds! more variety! more value! more of what you want... not what you don't. blue diamond almonds. (play-by-play announcer) it's up and it is... good! more than a snack. >> welcome back. this is a new tropical depression. it should turn into a tropical storm a call later on this morning. it
to eliminate the department of education while serving in congress. but martin o'malley, even in the toughest of times, has made record investments in public schools, new school construction, and o'malley froze college tuition four years in a row. with martin o'malley, our children always come first. >> now time for the maryland lottery midday pick three and pick four numbers. >> brian johnson with the maryland lottery on this rainy day with your winning midday pick 3 numbers. up next pick four, but first, play keno now through october 24 to visit your retailer for the killers. -- is it your retailer for details. pick four. the maryland lottery has more exciting games than ever. it details adt mdlottery.com. >> what are we going to do with brian? much more ahead on this special edition of 11 news at noon. >> the rain is starting to f
ehrlich is accusing martin o'malley of using a state agency to deceive maryland residents for political purposes. >> he has seat -- he says he has the documents to prove its. >> they are calling for an investigation in what amounts to a cover-up and censorship. >> job loss as a result of hostility and negligence and sometimes inconsistency. >> bob ehrlich considers the department of labor the most broken agency in state government. he accuses of martin o'malley of using it for his own political advantage. the agency posted its memo last month. the document stayed on the state website for five hours and then disappeared. it was replaced by a more upbeat summary. at the time, secretary explained that the report was completely internal and not meant for the public. republicans called it a cover- up, not an accident. >> i am angry at the members of the general assembly. i am mad at the maryland citizens that my government is hiding things from me to promote public political campaigns. >> martin o'malley administration e-mails. one of them reads, some of the material on the of date was diame
the governor is the person being attacked. >> martin o' malley, highs taxes, fewer jobs. >> reporter: but o' malley says under him the state is moving in the right direction. >> we can't move back. >> politics is a contact sport. these guys are going to be going after each other tooth and nail over the next months. because it's a robo poll, because it doesn't do the type of screening to ensure representativeness, that it will often if not always favor the republican. now if that's the case with this particular poll, it's even better news for o' malley. >> reporter: o' malley campaign is calling donors asking them to donate an extra $200 to be able to respond to attack ads in the weeks to come. >> we encourage you to stay with wjz for the latest on campaign 2010. >>> tragedy overshadows the 2010 campaign for senate. wjz is live from federal hill, new tonight political reporter pat warren has reaction from fellow green party members. >> reporter: that's right, vic. a member of the green party tells eyewitness news that the state of maryland has lost a real up and coming. and they are just stu
:00. of the breaking news at 4:00. >> we haveve we got stuck with a 72% rate hike. but martin o'malley got tough on bge, forcing them to pay back $2 billion to consumers. and what's bob ehrlich been doing the past four years? he got paid $2.5 million at a lobbying firm, a firm representing special interests and casinos right here in maryland. that's bob ehrlich-- a 72% increase for us and $2.5 million from special interests for himself. nice work, bob. old gibbs canning company. today these factories are full of dot com businesses. and now my job is helping maryland create new economy jobs. training new math and science teachers investing in our institutions of excellence pioneering new cyber security jobs and giving an old gm plant a jump start building electric motors. i'm barbara mikulski. i approve this message so you'll know i'm fighting for you. >>> welcome back -- >> well, this is the eyewitness news noon broadcast. tomorrow, a calm day, 76; thursday, the remnants of what could be nicole and 77 and slow clearing friday afternoon and 72. look at the fall like weekend. temperatures in the mid-60s.
o'malley next. a right now, president obama just took the stage at a rally out at the university of wisconsin. this is one of several stops planned for this week as he tries to get voters excited for the november mid-term elections. the president says a stronger education system is a key part of his plan for long-term economic recovery. he's scheduled to be in richmond tomorrow. >>> president obama is lending his support to martin o'malley. that democrat is in a tough reelection bid. the president recorded a 60- second radio ad supporting o'malley. that started running in baltimore today and will run in dc closer to next week. >> urlich is accusing o'malley of deceiving residents. he said the administration tried to coverup a report on the recovery. saying it faultered but only for five hours last month, only to be replaced by a more upbeat summary. back then the agency said that memo was supposed to be internal, not public. >> i'm angry at the members of the general assembly and the finance committee, and mad at the maryland citizens that my government is hiding things from me
between o'malley and bob ehrlich. neither of them had primary competition, but that does not mean there are not political tea leaves to read. jayne miller is live in our newsroom. >> some of those tvs concerned the tea party which bob ehrlich will be keeping an eye on. martin o'malley has to worry about an anti-vote within his own party, something we have seen before. >> the governor who voted early last week can take it easy this election day. he faced no real primary competition. he does have to worry that the ghost of election past. remember 2002? kathleen kennedy-townsend won her primary but had to endure the sting of more than 100,000 democrats who went to the polls and voted instead for a little long retired grocer store clerk. we know what happened next. townshend lost to ehrlich. her defeat made possible by democrats who crossed party lines. o'malley had -- and now has a little known competition. republican bob ehrlich has a better known challenger banks to -- thanks to sarah palin. she endorsed brian murphy. it may reveal the strength of the tea party in maryland. keep an
forecast coming up. [ female announcer ] remember this promise? [ man ] martin o'malley -- taking on bg&e to stop the rate hikes. [ female announcer ] never happened -- your bill went up 72%. and o'malley gave the bureaucrat who approved the rate hike a huge raise. now martin o'malley promises we're moving forward. the fact of the matter is our economy is doing much better now. [ female announcer ] really? nearly 7,000 marylanders lost their jobs last month. four years ago, martin o'malley misled us. now he's just making stuff up. bob ehrlich. we can do better. >>> peace talks between israelis and palestinians are on the verge of collapsing there was a ban on new construction that expired. palestinians were apposed to the construction. the peace talks could collapse unless israel extends the band. >>> a man shot and killed his estranged wife and stepchildren and turned the gun on himself. a neighbor that was a police officer heard the shots. inside,the police found the bodies of the children and wife. his children were also inside the house, but they were not harmed. >>> all right, we'l
[ female announcer ] remember this promise? [ man ] martin o'malley -- taking on bg&e to stop the rate hikes. [ female announcer ] never happened -- your bill went up 72%. and o'malley gave the bureaucrat who approved the rate hike a huge raise. now martin o'malley promises we're moving forward. the fact of the matter is our economy is doing much better now. [ female announcer ] really? nearly 7,000 marylanders lost their jobs last month. four years ago, martin o'malley misled us. now he's just making stuff up. bob ehrlich. we can do better. >>> in south dakota it was a loud and rumbling scene. today it was the annual buffalo herd round up. drove 1500 buffalo into corals for the november sale. some of the herds sold off because of the limited amount of past tour. >>> if you are looking to bring dazzle to your aquarium, in taiwan they have created a flores event angel fish. the new breed can light up a room on its own. the fish are about to hit the market. they will be priced at $30 a piece. that means you don't want to that means you don't want to forget ,, old gibbs canning company. t
. michael bloomberg will endorse governor martin o'malley in his election race. mr. bloomberg's endorsement will be announced today. >>> the maryland green party has nominated kenneth henry to replace her daughter on the ballot for the party in the race for state senator. pedigroo died after she was hit by a car in howard county. >>> well today after you eat dinner, head to the cold stone creamery for a free sunday. >> any time there's something free, we'll tell you about it. >> 11-year-old kate created a special sunday for make a wish foundation. three ounce samples are being given out today at cold stone creamery. runs from 5:00 tonight until 8:00. >> katie's creations consist of caramel apple ice cream mix with chocolate shavings, graham cracker crust and pie filling. we'll show you the list of participating locations near your home. all right, justin. >> all right, take your pick. we've got it. tornado watch until 1:00. wind advisory for gusts to 45 miles per hour and now we add to the mix, a flash flood warning as we will continue to watch all of central maryland, including now baltimo
. >> the new reports show the challenger, republican bob ehrlich has ourraised martin o'malley by a margin of more than two to one. $725,000 in donation, about $300,000 for o'malley. in the state's attorney's race, gregg bernstein continues his search in financial support to try to unseat incumbent pat jessamy. the reports but the fund-raising appeal of the candidates in sharp contrast. bernstein continues to pull in donors at a sharp clip, outperforming incumbent pat jessamy by a margin of three to one. the report shows he has raised more than $70,000 in just 19 days. most of the donations, according to the campaign, are less than $100 each. that leaves him more than $133,000 in cash on hand. by contrast, pat jessamy has pulled in $28,000 over the same period. the report shows a $100,000 loan to the jessamy campaign, a personal loan she is making direct campaign to help pay for tv advertising that just aren't on the air. back to the governor's race, a spokesperson for the american -- for the o'malley campaign call the fund raising by ehrlich no big deal. he noted o'malley maintains a big
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